AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or email@example.com. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Eastern.
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KENTUCKY BRIBERY TRIAL
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A former cabinet secretary in Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration says the governor’s chief of staff pressured him to award a lucrative state contract to a company that had helped him raise money.
—CANDIDATES-COIN TOSS, from Russellville: When the traditional election process failed to produce a winner in a Kentucky magistrate race, officials decided to leave it to chance.
—TODDLER SEARCH, from Shepherdsville: A Kentucky sheriff says the grandmother of a 2-year-old girl will be charged in connection with the toddler’s 32-hour disappearance last week.
—RECREATION FUNDING, from Somerset: Kentucky will receive nearly $1 million in federal funding to help parks and outdoor recreation.
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